Claudia Leitte’s carnival career started in 2001 as leader of the band Babado Novo and has been in ascendence to stardom ever since. Next in the line of female Axé stars, after Daniela Mercury and Ivete Sangalo, she had her first carnival hit with Safado, Cachorro, Sem Vergonha
("You Dirty Dog, You"!). Her international credentials include a 2006 performance in New York City's Times Square, a video recorded with Ricky Martin, and a collaboration with African R & B singer, Lira, for World Cup 2010. Her latest international collaboration is Corazón, a joint with Daddy Yankee.Shop Carnival Tickets (Abadás) Now!